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Towards a living earth simulator

M. Paolucci, D. Kossman, R. Conte, P. Lukowicz, P. Argyrakis, A. Blandford, G. Bonelli, S. Anderson, S. de Freitas, B. Edmonds, N. Gilbert, M. Gross (+8 others)
2012 The European Physical Journal Special Topics  
The Living Earth Simulator (LES) is one of the core components of the FuturICT architecture.  ...  It will work as a federation of methods, tools, techniques and facilities supporting all of the FuturICT simulation-related activities to allow and encourage interactive exploration and understanding of  ...  aspects of the Living Earth Simulator.  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjst/e2012-01689-8 fatcat:z2ixn4drkbcp5gd3ugcvmwuh5q

Applications of simulated microgravity conditions in Space microbiology

Yesupatham Sathish Kumar
2017 International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources  
An object with a mass (m) on the surface of the Earth accelerates towards the Earth's Centre at approximately 9.81 ms -2 .  ...  The centripetal force towards the Earth is balanced by the centrifugal acceleration, resulting in the free fall or microgravity condition.  ... 
doi:10.19080/ijesnr.2017.02.555582 fatcat:6ymaimillvd65o7ltjghgz36aq

Dynamical Lifetimes of Objects Injected into Asteroid Belt Resonances

B. J. Gladman
1997 Science  
These shorter lifetimes may require a reassessment of our qualitative understanding about near-Earth asteroids and meteorite delivery.  ...  Numerical simulations of particles placed in orbital resonances in the main asteroid belt show that the typical dynamical lifetimes of objects that could become near-Earth asteroids or meteorites are only  ...  The current NEA population will be biased toward the longest living objects because they are more likely to survive and be observed; we integrated a sample of 178 real NEAs and found a median half-life  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.277.5323.197 fatcat:th37bfph45hrrbsjkfvff55l4y

Ecotect design simulation on existing building to enhance its energy efficiency

D Trisnawan
2018 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Ecotect Software has been used to calculate building's energy consumption by simulating its context within the environment.  ...  Environment and Nature Architecture is a compromised environment for man. People built to provide a more comfortable environment to live in.  ...  Those mentioned analysis leaned to a thermal simulation program named Ecotect by CAD-Autodesk for green building simulation.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/105/1/012117 fatcat:22irjmcos5e7jf2zgqvhttwjsa

The formation and differentiation of Earth

Bernard Wood
2011 Physics today  
That leaves the current favorite, visualized in figure 1 : a collision between the growing Earth and a Mars-sized body toward the end of accretion. 12 Unlike the other theories, such a giant impact  ...  Segregation of metal core from silicate mantle Short-lived radionuclides present in early Earth Parent Figure 1 . 1 Artist's impression of a collision between a growing Earth-like planet and a smaller  ... 
doi:10.1063/pt.3.1362 fatcat:c53vq3o6lnd5hareifq5b23mfy

Life Origin on Earth, What is the Right Answer?

Da Yong Lu
2017 International Journal of Molecular Biology  
Abstract Why and how living forms, such as human beings, have been originated from a barely life planet into the multiple and highly-intelligent living existence on Earth have been fascinated by large  ...  Backgrounds Why and how our living-bodies, such as human beings, have been originated from a barely life planet into the highly-intelligent life existing Earth have been interested and pursued by large  ...  In the initial step, materials on the Earth may transform from inorganic materials into organic molecules containing mixtures that are now called "a prebiotic broth" [3] [4] Then the Earth comes to an  ... 
doi:10.15406/ijmboa.2016.02.00017 fatcat:wqjkksftt5bdxiemewols5i26y

Editorial: Reverse Time Imaging in Solid Earth and Exploration Geophysics

Hua-Wei Zhou, Zhihui Zou, Wei Zhang, Qinya Liu, Hao Hu
2022 Frontiers in Earth Science  
Editorial on the Research Topic Reverse Time Imaging in Solid Earth and Exploration Geophysics BACKGROUND Our knowledge of Earth's interior structures and properties has been based, for a significant portion  ...  , on findings in solid Earth and exploration geophysics.  ...  FUTURE PERSPECTIVES The desire to better live with our mother Earth demands new ways to overcome the challenges for exploring its interior, and assessing the intricate relationship between our activities  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2022.931127 fatcat:tgcojtnj5fd7fkzrzfzrhicwgq

Space Weather: Terrestrial Perspective

Tuija Pulkkinen
2007 Living Reviews in Solar Physics  
This review is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Germany License. Imprint / Terms of Use Living Reviews in Solar  ...  As the utilization of space has become part of our everyday lives, and as our lives have become increasingly dependent on technological systems vulnerable to space weather influences, understanding and  ...  The faint blue arrows show the magnetic field direction toward the Earth in the northern tail lobe, away from the Earth in the southern lobe, and northward at the dayside magnetosphere.  ... 
doi:10.12942/lrsp-2007-1 fatcat:7h7cbmwrtrht3ltgboccc6qegm

Page 6 of Bioastronautics Reports Vol. 2, Issue 14 [page]

1963 Bioastronautics Reports  
NASA scientists at the Ames Research Center have constructed a Mars simulator which has shown several ways in which scarce water can be made available to living organisms.  ...  attempt to synthesize organic compounds as a first step toward solving the origin of life.  ... 

A computational model of chemotaxis-based cell aggregation

Manolya Eyiyurekli, Prakash Manley, Peter I. Lelkes, David E. Breen
2008 Biosystems (Amsterdam. Print)  
Future Work • Extend to 3D • Add hydrodynamic forces to simulate bioreactor experiments • Augment model to simulate cancer development • Cells live on a hexagonal grid • Environment has toroidal  ...  over a range of parameter values are performed with -Proliferation & apoptosis rates -Chemoattractant diffusion rate -Cell velocity -Attachment/detachment probabilities • Earth Mover's Distance  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biosystems.2008.05.005 pmid:18602744 fatcat:r7fi2a65yja7jdb472v7f3ovzi

Data cities and astrospatial architecture: An urban ethos from electromagnetic fluxes

D Jackson
2020 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Light remains the origin and sustenance of all forms of life on Earth-but human living is being transformed by ingenious applications of astrospatial technologies that were devised to fly to other planets  ...  This paradigm updates both Richard Buckminster Fuller's various concepts towards auto-piloting our planet's complex operations like a 'Spaceship Earth' [5] and the Digital Earth global climate modelling  ...  'Digital twinning, a new term for computer simulations, is becoming popular with urban professionals educated to share the earlier concepts of 'sustainable development' and 'smart cities'.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/509/1/012028 fatcat:hgntr3f7ozaetkp3bevu4dj7cu

GEM: International Journal on Geomathematics

Willi Freeden
2010 GEM - International Journal on Geomathematics  
On our planet Earth, there has been a large number of far reaching changes during the last few years, e.g., species extinction, climate change, formation of deserts, anomalous ocean currents, disturbed  ...  Modeling, computation, and visualization yield reliable simulations of processes and products. Mathematics is the "raw material" for the models and the essence of each computer simulation.  ...  Whenever modeling and simulation come into play for the system Earth, geomathematics is decisive.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13137-010-0006-6 fatcat:dmdk45la5rf6fmq3hrzngoa5sa

Atmospheric production of energetic protons, electrons and positrons observed in near Earth orbit

P Zuccon
2003 Astroparticle physics  
The production mechanisms of the observed trapped fluxes are investigated in detail by means of the FLUKA Monte Carlo simulation code.  ...  of the cosmic rays with the atmosphere (detailed descriptions of the magnetic field and the atmospheric density, as well as the electromagnetic and nuclear interaction processes) are included in the simulation  ...  The Earth is modelled as a solid sphere which absorbs each particle reaching its surface. A detailed description of the setup of this simulation can be found in [26] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0927-6505(03)00160-9 fatcat:djn6f5wvrfgg5nox3w4schu724

Earth system models of intermediate complexity: closing the gap in the spectrum of climate system models

Claussen M., Mysak L., Weaver A., Crucifix M., Fichefet T., Loutre M.-F., Weber S., Alcamo J., Alexeev V., Berger A., Calov R., Ganopolski A. (+7 others)
2002 Climate Dynamics  
and Motivation Investigating the dynamic behavior of the Earth system remains a "grand challenge" for the scientific community.  ...  But also more general questions may be addressed: Does life on Earth subsist due to an accidental and fragile balance between the abiotic world (the geosphere) and a biosphere that has emerged by chance  ...  Towards a Definition of the Earth System and Earth System Models To our knowlegde, no generally accepted definition of the "Earth system" exists.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00382-001-0200-1 fatcat:ospfb7h6sncsjlmy67d2gyfrru

Impact of the Design of Walls Made of Compressed Earth Blocks on the Thermal Comfort of Housing in Hot Climate

Césaire Hema, Adamah Messan, Abdou Lawane, Geoffrey Van Moeseke
2020 Buildings  
for the living room.  ...  Regarding the bedroom, the most suitable wall is made of a 14 cm CEB layer, 5 cm insulating layer and 2 cm wood layer from the outside toward the inside surface.  ...  Figure 3 . 3 Occupancy schedule of the living room and bedroom of the simulated building (a) during weekdays, (b) on Saturdays and (c) on Sundays.  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings10090157 fatcat:auoke4i3qnblrk6gajt6ucax3i
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